Abia Guber 2023: Bishop Onuoha emerges consensus candidate
The Governorship candidate of African Democratic Congress, ADC Bishop Sunday Onuoha has been unveiled as the Abia North consensus Governorship candidate for 2023 election in Abia State.
Unveiling the candidate in Umuahia, the state capital, during an international press conference, Dr. Uduma Nnate, the Director General, Abia Political projects and Team Lead, Consensus Governorship Candidate Screening Committee flanked by the Secretary of the Committee, Nnaukwu Peter Ogbuji and three other members, said the decision came after all due considerations of Capacity, Integrity, Sound health, Manifesto and Knowledge of Good governance of all the candidates.
According to him, Arch. Ndukwo Anagha – APM Candidate; Chief Kalu Ijomah -NRM Candidate; Bishop Sunday Ndukwo Onuoha – ADC Candidate; Chief Mascot Uzor Kalu – APP Candidate; Apostle Dr. Ngozika Gladys Johnson Ogbuneke – SDP Candidate; and Prof. Greg Ibe – APGA Candidate respectively invited the team in their respective homes for the screening.
His words, “It is important to note that all our Governorship Candidates in all the parties are qualified and met our selection criteria but we must present only one person. It is also important to note that other groups and establishments are narrowing down and adopting our Consensus Governorship Candidate.
“We therefore humbly request our other candidates who are not chosen to rally around the chosen Consensus candidate to ensure victory for God’s own State. We are aware that the flag/ticket you hold belongs to your political party and will definitely consult your party before stepping down for the Consensus Candidate for the overall interest of Abia North people and Ndi Abia in general”.
The Screening committee insisted that they were fair to all and the template for selection transparent and available to all who desire to see it.
“With God on our side, we have delivered a winning Governorship Candidate of Abia North extraction in the person of Bishop Sunday Ndukwo Onuoha to Abians”, Nnate, the Director General, Abia Political projects and Team Lead, Consensus Governorship Candidate Screening Committee asserted.